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Hours 7:45 AM - 2:45 PM
School leader LAURIE TAYLOR
District Plano Independent School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Creative writing
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

13
Facilities
including: Audiovisual aids
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Mentoring
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Emotional behavioral disabilities
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 63% 29%
Hispanic 16% 52%
Black 9% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 5% 4%
Two or more races 5% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander n/a 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 7% 17%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 23% 60%
Female 53% 49%
Male 47% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
4
Clubs
including: Boy Scouts
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs (misc.) Earth Savers Club
  Pacesetters Leadership Club
  Principal's Cabinet Leadership
Clubs Boy Scouts
Community service
Girl Scouts
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:30 PM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Tutor
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Present special topics during curricular units
Organize fundraising events
Organize cultural events
Join PTO / PTA
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Wilson Middle School

Awards

Community service award City of Plano Environmental Award
Year received 2011
Community service award City of Plano Environmental Award
Year received 2012
Community service award City of Plano Environmental Award
Year received 2013
Academic award Top 25% Performance in cohort
Year received 2013
Academic award STAAR Reading Performance Award
Year received 2013

Teachers

13
Staff
including: School social worker / counselor
Staff Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Environmental Test Solutions, North America
Partner website Www.etsna.com
Partner Chick-fil-A
Partner website Www.chickfila.com

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 450
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 450
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity TX Education Agency, 2013-2014
Students by group TX Education Agency, 2013-2014